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 Entry-level Spur and Rope Climbing Combo Kit Wide Back Tree SaddleThrow Line Kit Buckingham Spurs with Shin Cups 5/8” x 12’ Steel-Core Flipline Kit Tree Climber’s Companion Canvas Gear Bag
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Entry-level Spur & Rope Combo Climbing Kit

Entry-level Spur & Rope Combo Climbing Kit

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The best entry-level Combo climbing kit for working climbers! This kit combines the Entry-Level Spur Kit with the Entry-Level Rope Climbing Kit, providing quality equipment to cover the basic needs of an entry-level climber. With this package you will have the essential gear to enter a tree on spurs and flipline or in a moving rope system, and get to work. Just add saws & safety gear!

For rope climbing, this set includes 150’ of 1/2” Arbor-Plex rope, a 9mm Eye and Eye RIT Prusik, and a micro pulley for prusik tending.

For spurs, you get Buckingham Spurs and Weaver Shin Cup pads, which have angled steel inserts that provide rigid support and superior comfort when compared to soft pads. The split-suspension harness is both durable and comfortable, featuring a wide padded back and a leather-lined sit sling.

Store and transport your gear in the canvas gear bag. The Tree Climber’s Companion is a great guide for beginners.

Check out the tree climbing kit overviews on the "Videos" tab for more information on installing and using the gear in this kit.

Note: The rope grab in this kit may temporarily be substituted with a similar U.S. standard rope grab from US Rigging Supply due to a supply shortage of the Climb Right version. The substitute rope grab is nearly identical, though it does contain an external cable.


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Entry-level Combo Climbing Kit Video

This video explains the basic setup of the type of tree climbing gear included in this kit. Please note that some items may have been updated in the kit since this video was made. This video is only meant as a general guideline in the type of items in the kit and general usage notes. Check current kit contents and updated photographs in the main description above.



Using the spur climbing portion of the Combo Climbing Kit video

Using the rope climbing portion of the Combo Climbing Kit video

Harness Sizing for Kits (waist size)

Weaver (Wide-Back) SM:30”-34” MD:34”-40” LG:40”-44” XL:44”-48”

Your kit will contain:

  • Split-Suspension Harness
  • 150’ Arbor-Plex Rope
  • RIT Prusik
  • CR Pulley
  • 2 x RockO Carabiners
  • Excel Throw Line
  • 10 & 12 oz Throw Weights
  • Line Mug
  • 12’ x 5/8” Climb Right Flipline
  • US Standard Lanyard Adjuster
  • Pirate Carabiner
  • Buckingham Tree Spurs with Shin Cups
  • Leather Gaff Guards
  • Tree Climber’s Companion
  • Canvas Gear Bag

More Information

  • Buckingham spurs with Shin Cups are adjustable in height
  • Shin Cups are made from top-quality leather a steel shin support
  • Buckingham spurs feature replaceable 2 3/4” tree gaffs (1 3/4” pole gaffs available on request)
  • Wide-back saddles are durable and made in the USA. from top-quality materials
  • Tall back padding on the saddle increases comfort and back support while working in the tree
  • 5/8” x 12’ flipline is easy to grip and long enough to work well on the most commonly encountered trees
  • Climb Right flipline adjuster is easier to use than a hip prusik
  • Rock Exotica Pirate carabiners have superior, pull-down (double-locking) gate action & manufacturing
  • Adjustable flipline included in the kit gives the climber an extra point of attachment to the tree
  • The included split tail set-up includes a micro pulley for easy slack tending
  • Kit can be used to ascend and descend
  • Throw line kit includes two throw weights and provides an easy way to install the rope in the tree
  • The included Tree Climber’s Companion is richly illustrated and explains tree terms, knots, and safe climbing practices


Safety and Technical Information

  • Spurs are rated for use for person weighing up to 300 lb. when fully equipped
  • Products meet or exceed all relevant OSHA, ANSI, and ASTM specifications
  • The included saddle is intended for work positioning and not intended for use as a fall-arrest harness
  • Arbor-Plex rope has a breaking strength of 6,000 lb. and meets the safety requirements for climbing line
  • The steel-core lanyard included should never be used near power lines
  • The Rock Exotica Pirate carabiner included is double-locking and has a breaking strength of 6,075 lb. (27kN)
  • Regular inspection of all equipment should be performed by a trained professional
  • Adherence to the ANSI Z133.1 2006 safety requirements for Arboricultural Operations is highly recommended.

Additional Recommendations:

This kit contains all the basic equipment Necessary to spur climb a tree. In addition to these items, the following items are recommended.
  • Climbing Helmet- Necessary for any work performed above ground level
  • Kevlar Chain saw Chaps- Highly recommended any time a chain saw is in use
  • Climbing line or additional flipline (see "Related Items" tab for popular upgrades).

Customer Reviews

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Rated: Excellent Review by: Barry Raymer

“ This is a great kit for someone starting out. Everything in the kit feels very durable from the leather with the spur straps to the Arbor-Plex rope. You will not be disappointed with purchasing this kit. Very glad I went with WesSpur. Thanks guys. ”

Rated: Excellent Review by: Bryan Schubert

“ Very impressed of this set up; almost everything you will need. I just love this kit. A local company in my town wanted a lot more for this same kit. If you are looking to invest money in yourself as a starting out climber, this kit is for you. I feel great about purchasing this product, it's worth every dollar I spent. Thanks WesSpur for putting together this great kit. ”

Rated: Excellent Review by: Todd (Asheville, NC)

“As a completely inexperienced tree climber I found this kit to be everything I expected. Shipping was super fast and the YouTube video with nice guy Dave showed me the fundamentals on how to setup and use my kit. I will definitely make all purchases from WesSpur from now on.”

Rated: Good Review by: Colby

“Only problem I had is that I was Missing hardware to assemble my Spurs. Other than that everything was ok”

Rated: OK Review by: Chris

“This is an ok set to get you started. I am a new climber and put around 20 hours up in the trees in about 10 days. I would recommend trading the tree gaffs for more rope, figure 8, and carabiners. The harness is ok. It will get you in the tree to get the job done. The double lock carabiners are nice but offer a challenge when in a tree wearing gloves. I would recommend this to someone who wants to trim a few trees occasionally. If you plan on spending some time in the trees, get the upgraded harness kit. Your body will thank you. ”

Rated: Excellent Review by: Kit

“I got this set off and it has been awesome the only thing I have bought to add to it has been a rope bag and double eye split tail I love this set and will keep adding to it as my skills increase. Thank's WesSpur for making such a product as this one for the entry level arborist or recreational tree climber. ”

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